VP, Chief Information Security Officer, Delta Dental Insurance Company
Award-winning executive Tom Baltis transforms cyber security into a powerful brand differentiator driving customer acquisition and retention. Mr. Baltis currently serves as Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Delta Dental Insurance Company, the largest dental insurer in the country. With 15 years of leadership experience, he has established and led world-class information security organizations at Fortune 100 companies in healthcare, financial services, defense, and other highly regulated industries. Very active in the startup community, Tom is sought out by top-tier venture capital firms to identify winning product ideas and future market disruptors. As a trusted advisor, he helps emerging and established technology companies raise capital, accelerate revenue growth, and achieve leading market share.
Tom envisions cyber security as creating business value and competitive advantage. This vision is enabled by continuous innovation, most recently in portfolio management approaches to security investment, advanced threat detection powered by big data technologies, agile security methodologies, and real-time threat intelligence platforms. A frequent speaker at conferences and industry roundtables, he has been recognized internationally by business leaders, industry analysts and government regulators for promoting cross-sector collaboration in the fight against cyber crime, enabling business strategies through security innovation, and elevating cyber security to a brand-level issue.